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#Construction

# construction - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Customers find it impossible to get here': FX Buckley butcher says Luas works forced him to downsize
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

'Customers find it impossible to get here': FX Buckley butcher says Luas works forced him to downsize

Oct 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 36,302 Views 63 Comments

Buckley pins the drop in footfall on Moore Street to the Luas Cross City works.

# construction - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Safety concerns raised as construction vehicle topples over beside school grounds
# Our Lady's Grove
# Our Lady's Grove

Safety concerns raised as construction vehicle topples over beside school grounds

Sep 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 65,347 Views 45 Comments

Part of the land owned by Our Lady’s Grove in Dublin was sold to developers.

# construction - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

UCC €350 million investment plan to create more than 500 construction jobs over next five years
# Investment Plan
# Investment Plan

UCC €350 million investment plan to create more than 500 construction jobs over next five years

Sep 26th 2017, 9:38 AM 11,761 Views 18 Comments

The strategic plan 2017 – 2022 aims to expand the campus by 20%.

# construction - Monday 25 September, 2017

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council

Sep 25th 2017, 10:56 PM 20,480 Views 75 Comments

Sinn Féin raised concerns about the lack of integration between social and private housing, however.

# construction - Monday 4 September, 2017

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders

Sep 4th 2017, 9:44 AM 16,627 Views 94 Comments

Barry Cowen TD thinks the proposal will stimulate construction.

# construction - Thursday 13 July, 2017

The Guinness Storehouse will spend millions to double the size of its rooftop bar
# Makeover
# Makeover

The Guinness Storehouse will spend millions to double the size of its rooftop bar

Jul 13th 2017, 3:25 PM 10,736 Views 17 Comments

Ireland’s most-attended tourist attraction is getting a €16 million overhaul.

# construction - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Here's the current status of the eight new garda stations set to be built by 2021
# Up To Date
# Up To Date

Here's the current status of the eight new garda stations set to be built by 2021

May 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 27,764 Views 15 Comments

No new construction has begun since 2015 when it began at three stations.

# construction - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

New children's hospital will be the length of Grafton Street and as big as Dundrum Shopping Centre
# Green Light
# Green Light

New children's hospital will be the length of Grafton Street and as big as Dundrum Shopping Centre

Apr 26th 2017, 7:57 PM 20,111 Views 78 Comments

The new children’s hospital will cost over €1 billion and will open in 2021.

# construction - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'If this balcony had been built as designed, this would not have happened'
# Berkeley Tragedy
# Berkeley Tragedy

'If this balcony had been built as designed, this would not have happened'

Apr 22nd 2017, 12:14 PM 20,864 Views 10 Comments

California’s licencing board said that Segue Construction failed to follow building plans during construction.

# construction - Friday 21 April, 2017

Plans to build over 100 apartments in south Dublin have been shot down
# Harold's Cross
# Harold's Cross

Plans to build over 100 apartments in south Dublin have been shot down

Apr 21st 2017, 6:25 AM 29,042 Views 40 Comments

The council said that the plan from a well-known developer would overshadow existing properties.

# construction - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Cork set to get new €25 million office space that will accommodate 450 new jobs
# Development
# Development

Cork set to get new €25 million office space that will accommodate 450 new jobs

Mar 23rd 2017, 11:19 AM 9,934 Views 21 Comments

The project would also sustain 125 construction jobs.

A boom in construction could lead to the economy overheating
# Boom Is Back
# Boom Is Back

A boom in construction could lead to the economy overheating

Mar 23rd 2017, 7:58 AM 21,104 Views 57 Comments

A new report forecasts GDP growth of 3.8% this year.

# construction - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'Our home is crumbling into the ground': Family in Mayo forced to abandon house
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

'Our home is crumbling into the ground': Family in Mayo forced to abandon house

Mar 12th 2017, 8:00 PM 114,970 Views 36 Comments

Thousands of houses around the country are affected by pyrite and mica.

# construction - Friday 3 March, 2017

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:20 AM 16,238 Views 73 Comments

Over 700 houses are also to be renovated under the scheme.

# construction - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Dozens of Dublin homes snapped up before building work starts
# Like Hot Cakes
# Like Hot Cakes

Dozens of Dublin homes snapped up before building work starts

Feb 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM 43,271 Views 69 Comments

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes is working on a new project with Nama.

# construction - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

FactCheck: Is Richard Bruton right to say housing starts are on the rise?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Richard Bruton right to say housing starts are on the rise?

Feb 1st 2017, 8:30 PM 12,185 Views 22 Comments

The Education Minister made the claim during Leaders Questions last week – our readers asked for it to be tested.

# construction - Thursday 12 January, 2017

2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles
# Cranes In The Sky
# Cranes In The Sky

2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles

Jan 12th 2017, 5:23 PM 9,298 Views 17 Comments

However, businesses have been warned to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit.

# construction - Monday 19 December, 2016

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site

Dec 19th 2016, 4:23 PM 34,227 Views 37 Comments

A local councillor said he hoped this would not stop the progress of building 72 social housing units.

# construction - Friday 16 December, 2016

A new 'compact luxury hotel' could be squeezed into the old Andrew's Lane Theatre site
# Redevelopment
# Redevelopment

A new 'compact luxury hotel' could be squeezed into the old Andrew's Lane Theatre site

Dec 16th 2016, 4:48 PM 13,134 Views 27 Comments

Planning permission has been submitted for the 155 bedroom hotel.

# construction - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Construction of €233 million Center Parcs project to begin later this month
# Co Longford
# Co Longford

Construction of €233 million Center Parcs project to begin later this month

Nov 9th 2016, 5:38 PM 22,657 Views 16 Comments

Work on the public perimeter footpath is expected to commence later this month and will be completed in spring 2017.

# construction - Monday 12 September, 2016

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge
# High Way
# High Way

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge

Sep 12th 2016, 11:54 AM 25,017 Views 20 Comments

The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres above the river below.

# construction - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

More than 2 million people are now working in Ireland, for the first time since 2009
# Economy
# Economy

More than 2 million people are now working in Ireland, for the first time since 2009

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:12 PM 17,602 Views 84 Comments

There are 56,000 more people at work now than a year previously – a 2.9% rise, bringing total employment in the country to 2,014,900.

# construction - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia
# Bruff
# Bruff

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia

Aug 13th 2016, 7:30 AM 23,055 Views 16 Comments

The company behind the development said it will “change the face of dementia care in Ireland”.

# construction - Friday 22 July, 2016

# construction - Friday 3 June, 2016

'Dublin's ugliest building' is going to be knocked down and turned into this
# We Shall Rebuild
# We Shall Rebuild

'Dublin's ugliest building' is going to be knocked down and turned into this

Jun 3rd 2016, 1:22 PM 69,239 Views 112 Comments

Both Hawkins House and Apollo House are coming down.

# construction - Friday 6 May, 2016

Luas red line user? Your usual stop might be closed off this summer
# Red Line Offline
# Red Line Offline

Luas red line user? Your usual stop might be closed off this summer

May 6th 2016, 12:51 PM 22,127 Views 55 Comments

A temporary bus service will be in place due to Luas Cross City construction.

# construction - Thursday 28 April, 2016

The new national children's hospital is go... but not everyone is happy about it
# St James's Hospital
# St James's Hospital

The new national children's hospital is go... but not everyone is happy about it

Apr 28th 2016, 1:53 PM 38,658 Views 162 Comments

Construction is set to begin this summer. The decision has been described as “a giant step forward for children’s healthcare in ireland”.

# construction - Friday 4 March, 2016

There are some VERY impressive office buildings under construction in Dublin right now...
# Office Space
# Office Space

There are some VERY impressive office buildings under construction in Dublin right now...

Mar 4th 2016, 6:03 AM 29,587 Views 41 Comments

The 35 office buildings in development are enough to accommodate 30,000 workers. Yet office space is still at a premium in the city…

# construction - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Women urged to apply for construction courses to help "critical" graduate shortage
# Gender Imbalance
# Gender Imbalance

Women urged to apply for construction courses to help "critical" graduate shortage

Feb 16th 2016, 6:09 AM 11,895 Views 22 Comments

It is claimed that there will be a “substantial” lack of graduates in building-related sectors

# construction - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Nama is putting €1.9 billion into building in Dublin's Docklands
# Building Up
# Building Up

Nama is putting €1.9 billion into building in Dublin's Docklands

Dec 3rd 2015, 2:34 PM 20,051 Views 97 Comments

And €5.6 billion into building loads of houses.

# construction - Monday 16 November, 2015

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good
# Cold Comfort
# Cold Comfort

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good

Nov 16th 2015, 9:54 AM 12,528 Views 39 Comments

The government’s rent-control measures were announced last week.

# construction - Thursday 12 November, 2015

There's no money in sports stadia, says major contractor
# Fine Margins
From The42
# Fine Margins

There's no money in sports stadia, says major contractor

Nov 12th 2015, 12:01 AM 10,240 Views 0 Comments

But when you’re talking about a stadium worth close to a billion dollars, the small margins are a big chunk of change.

# construction - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives
# Opinion
# Opinion

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 986 Views 15 Comments

Dan Oakes worked as a project manager building skyscrapers. But when the bust came along, he decided to retrain as a midwife.

# construction - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:44 AM 24,849 Views 113 Comments

A huge development is planned for Dublin’s Docklands.

# construction - Monday 14 September, 2015

The single biggest engine room for Irish jobs is starting to fire up
# Back In Business
# Back In Business

The single biggest engine room for Irish jobs is starting to fire up

Sep 14th 2015, 12:37 PM 27,454 Views 17 Comments

Together these businesses account for half the private workforce.

# construction - Monday 24 August, 2015

Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge
# Caragh
# Caragh

Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge

Aug 24th 2015, 6:34 PM 30,551 Views 17 Comments

A tractor struck the bridge recently causing the damage and because it is a protected structure it could be months before it is repaired.

# construction - Friday 21 August, 2015

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it
# Expansion
# Expansion

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it

Aug 21st 2015, 7:27 AM 19,830 Views 55 Comments

The jobs will be created during the construction of the new two-storey building.

# construction - Monday 17 August, 2015

Ireland's largest frozen ready meal supplier to hire 100 people
# Jobs
# Jobs

Ireland's largest frozen ready meal supplier to hire 100 people

Aug 17th 2015, 8:37 AM 23,288 Views 30 Comments

A further 100 people will be hired in construction to build the new food plant in north Dublin.

# construction - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses

Aug 3rd 2015, 5:39 PM 23,476 Views 18 Comments

The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.

# construction - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders
# Naughty Farmers
# Naughty Farmers

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders

Jul 29th 2015, 7:50 PM 14,915 Views 32 Comments

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.